Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Gene Ammons - "Sophisticated Lady"



Recorded at the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival, featuring Gene Ammons (tenor sax), Hampton Hawes (keyboards), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Kenny Clarke (drums), and Kenneth Nash (congas).

Gene Ammons tribute site

Monday, March 27, 2017

Aretha Franklin - Live in Amsterdam



Recorded April 28, 1968, at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, featuring Aretha Franklin (vocals), Jerry Weaver (guitar), Miller Brisker and Donald "Buck" Waldon (tenor saxes), David Squire (baritone sax), Donald Townes (conductor, trumpet), Russell Conway, Ron Jackson and "Little" John Wilson (trumpets), Rene Pitts (trombone), Gary Illingworth (piano), Roderick Hicks (bass), George Davidson (drums), and Carolyn Franklin, Charnissa Jones and Wyline Ivey, aka the Sweet Inspirations, (backing vocals).

Aretha Franklin official site

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Stanley Turrentine - "Scratch My Back"



Recorded for the film One Night With Blue Note on February 22, 1985 at Town Hall in New York City, featuring Stanley Turrentine (tenor sax), Jimmy Smith (organ), Kenny Burrell (guitar), and Grady Tate (drums).

Stanley Turrentine on Wikipedia

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Muddy Waters - Live at the Molde Jazz Festival



Recorded August 1, 1977, featuring Muddy Waters (vocals, guitar), Calvin Jones (bass), Bob Margolin (guitar), Luther "Guitar Jr." Johnson (guitar), Willie "Big Eyes" Smith (drums), Pinetop Perkins (piano), and Jerry Portnoy (harmonica).

Muddy Waters official site

Wednesday, March 22, 2017